Battambang is in northwestern Cambodia. It is the capital of the leading rice-producing province of the country. Battambang remains the hub of Cambodia's northwest, connecting the region with Phnom Penh and Thailand. The city is situated on the Sangkae River, a tranquil, small body of water that winds its way picturesquely through Battambang Province. As…

We are finding that more and more baby boomers are interested in and have questions about long term travel. Whether to do it, How to do it and How to get started. We will be publishing articles on the blog that deal directly with you and your questions. Everyone's first question to us is always…

In the event that you have never gone to the Angkor Wat UNESCO Site here are a few tips for getting the most out of a visit to the Angkor Wat complex. The temples including Angkor Wat are the most well known in Cambodia. You can best appreciate going to this sanctuary in the early…

Naadam is the festival that takes place in July of each year in Mongolia. This has taken place for over 700 years in one form or another and probably began as a festival within each of the different Mongolian tribes. (more…)

The third installment of our Mongolian adventure has us leaving the Great Gobi Desert and heading for the Orkhon Waterfall. Today we began one of the longest trips we have made in our Russian Van consisting of over 300 km. This does not sound like much of a trip, but what doesn't sound like much,…

Every year, Carnaval becomes the dominant focal point as the main bash to attend in Rio. It is an extraordinary show which draws in an immense number of tourists to Brazil. For the Samba contest, individuals work and practice all year long. They work on dancing to the music, creating outfits and perfecting their execution.…